Moral Rights Infringement on Online Book Publicity in Civil Law System

Imas Rosidawati, Edy Santoso


This paper is aim to examines moral rights infringement on online book publicity in cyberspace based on civil law system. Emergence of the Information Technology (IT) revolution will impact to emergence the intellectual property rights (IPRs) infringement. Nowadays, society can access the information on the web easily, so that information and digital products are able to be copied and modified easily. In this situation, technology provides ease of life for its users. However, copyright infringement for e-books is often overlooked. One of IPRs issue in cyberspace is moral rights infringement. Moral right infringement of book work is including illegal translation and illegal online publicity. These issues are related to a person’s activities for making derivative and displaying the work without permission. Copyright is the legal protection extended to the rights owner in an original work that has created it so that the owner has "exclusive rights" of copyright in a book work.

Keywords: moral right infringement, online book publicity, illegal translated e-book, translation violation.

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